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What is Biotech & Bioinformatics? 

What is Biotechnology?

Biotechnology is the application of scientific techniques to modify and improve plants, animals, and microorganisms to enhance their value. The science of biotechnology can be further subdivided into disciplines called red, white, green, and blue. The Indian biotechnology sector today comprises over 325 companies.

What is Bioinformatics? 

Bioinformaticshas become a frontline applied science and is of vital importance to study biology.Bioinformatics is widely recognised as the new scientific endeavour of the twenty-first century. Full genomic sequencing, structural genomics, proteomics, micro-arrays and other areas which are used to solve complex biological problems will be limited without bioinformatics.


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